Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 47

(14-10, 6-4 MEAC)

Morgan State 48

(18-7, 10-0 MEAC)

    7:30 PM ET, February 8, 2010

    Hill Field House, Baltimore, Maryland

    1 2 T
    COOK 19 2847
    MORG 24 2448

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: A. Abrahams 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Morgan State: K. Thompson 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Morgan St. 48, Bethune-Cookman 47

    Associated Press

    BALTIMORE -- Troy Smith made two free throws with 37 seconds left and Morgan State overcame Bethune-Cookman 48-47 on Monday night.

    The Bears (18-7, 10-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 42-38 with 4:34 left, before scoring five straight. Smith's three-point play put Morgan State up 43-42 with 2:56 remaining.

    The Wildcats (15-9, 6-4) regained the lead, 47-46, on a Jarrell Thomas 3 with 1:02 left.

    After Smith's free throws put the Bears up, Bethune-Cookman had two chances for the win.

    C.J. Reed missed a jumper with 6 seconds left and Albert Abrahams, who came down with the offensive rebound, missed a layup with 4 seconds left, giving the Bears their eighth-straight win.

    The Bears shot 34 percent (16 of 47) from the field and the nation's No. 6 scorer, Reggie Holmes (22.8 points per game), was held to six points.

    Reed had 15 points and Thomas 10 for the Wildcats.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    MORG
    Points 47 48
    FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 16-47 (.340)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-6 (.333) 3-9 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 13-23 (.565)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 6

    2009-10 Season

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